Commentary #2: The Lion King

comheader002In this commentary episode, the girls try very hard not to sing along with The Lion King… and mostly succeed while discussing Disney’s musical adaptation of Hamlet with lions.

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For a similar discussions, check out our episodes on Maleficent, Once Upon a Time season 3, Frozen, and Snow White.


Opening Music: This Land by Hans Zimmer from The Lion King soundtrack

Closing Music: Hakuna Matata from The Lion King soundtrack

Main Discussion

The Lion King (1994)

-Written by Irene Mecchi, Johnathan Roberts and Linda Woolverton (Maleficent)

-Directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff

-Songs by Elton John, Time Rice and score by Hans Zimmer

-Voices by Jonathan Tyler Thomas, Matthew Broderick, James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons, Nathan Lane, Rowan Atkinson, and Whoopi Goldberg

-Loosely adapted from Shakespeare’s Hamlet and influenced by the biblical Joseph and Moses

Next episode: #94 on the film Guardians of the Galaxy
Previous episode: #93 on Lois Lowry’s novel The Giver

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